Manage AirPlay settings on your Apple TV

Learn how to control who can stream content to your Apple TV using AirPlay.

Choose who can use AirPlay on your Apple TV

Go to Settings > AirPlay and HomeKit. From here, you can turn AirPlay on or off. You can also choose who can stream content using AirPlay to your Apple TV. Allow access to:

  • Everyone: Anyone can see and stream content to your Apple TV.
  • Anyone on the Same Network: Anyone connected to your home Wi-Fi network can stream content to your Apple TV.
  • Only People Sharing This Home: People that you invite to control your home in the Home app can stream content to your Apple TV.
  • Require Password: A password will be required before anyone can stream content to your Apple TV.

Set up Device Verification for Apple TV (2nd or 3rd generation)

To set up a requirement for a one-time onscreen passcode for all AirPlay-enabled devices, go to Settings > AirPlay > Security and turn on Require Device Verification.

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